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deviled eggs with avocado
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5 from 11 votes

AVOCADO DEVILED QUAIL EGGS

These deviled quail eggs is a mini version of one of the most popular appetizer deviled eggs. Quailed eggs mixed with avocado are giving not only beautiful color to this appetizer, but also elevates the taste to a new level.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time24 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: deviled eggs, quail eggs
Servings: 18 mini quail eggs
Calories: 27kcal
Author: Julia

Ingredients

Deviled eggs

  • 18 mini quail eggs
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp honey mustard
  • ½ medium ripe avocado mashed
  • ½ medium lemon for juice
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Garnish

  • paprika powder for garnish
  • 5 small chives chopped for garnish

Instructions

  • In a small sauce pan, boil the quail eggs on medium-high heat for 4 minutes.
  • Place the cooked quail eggs in large bowl filled with cold water, to stop the cooking. Let it cool and remove carefully the shell. Wash the quail eggs to remove small pieces of eggshell.
  • With a sharp pairing knife cut the quail eggs lengthwise in half. Clean the knife every time you cut, so you don’t get your egg white dirty from the yolk.
  • Remove carefully the yolks and place them in medium bowl. Add to the bowl all remaining ingredients ( mayo, sour cream, mustard, mashed avocado, lemon juice, salt and pepper) and mix well with a fork. You can use hand blender to smooth out the texture.
  • Spoon into small piping bag with a star tip. And pipe small blobs inside the quail egg whites. At the end sprinkle with powdered paprika and chives.

Notes

Add a little heat to these deviled eggs:
  • You can add tabasco sauce to the egg yolks to heat up these deviled eggs or sriracha.
  • Or you can also sprinkle the deviled eggs with crushed red pepper or cayenne pepper.
How to store deviled eggs:
  • Use the deviled eggs within 3-4 days.
Can I make avocado deviled eggs ahead of time:
  • Yes you can. Hard-cooked eggs can stay in the refrigerator for up to 5-7 days (with shell on), no longer. I would recommend to make deviled eggs, no more than 2 days in advance. 
    You can cut the eggs and separate the egg whites from yolks, but both has to be stored in a sealed plastic bag or container, so they don't dry up. Keep them in the refrigerator until you are ready to make the filling. I don't recommend making the egg yolk filling in advance, because the avocado will turn brown.